Aphorisms by theme: Cynicism

Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Cynicism Happiness
A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Cynicism Relations
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.

Michel de Montaigne

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By theme : Cynicism Marriage
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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By theme : Cynicism Relations
Cynic: A blackguard who sees things as they are, not as they should be.

Ambrose Bierce

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By theme : Cynicism Humor Wit
If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Cynicism Politics Success
The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don`t have it.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Cynicism Wit
What often prevents our abandoning ourselves to a single vice is our having more than one.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Cynicism Vice
There are very few honest friends - the demand is not particularly great.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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By theme : Cynicism Friendship
A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.

Novalis

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By theme : Behavior Cynicism
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that`s no reason not to give it.

Agatha Christie

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By theme : Cynicism
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Cynicism Love Marriage
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.

Anatole France

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By theme : Cynicism Humor
The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Cynicism Morality Politics State
You never really know a man until you have divorced him.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

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By theme : Cynicism Marriage Wit
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Cynicism Religion
Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior Cynicism Psychology
A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Cynicism Humor Women
The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Cynicism Humor Marriage
Don`t worry about avoiding temptation... as you grow older, it will avoid you.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Cynicism Old Wisdom
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